Cadel Evans Ruta del Sol stage 2
(Image credit: LUC CLAESSEN)

They call the Tour of Andalusia the "Ruta del Sol" or ?road to the sun? in the race manual. Well, maybe. Just not this year.

Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) and Denis Menchov (Rabobank) are the only two Tour de France favourites who?ve opted for Andalusia this year. Weather-wise, perhaps this wasn?t a great throw of the dice.

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